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Maria Sabina : Her Life and Chants

By Estrada, Alvaro. preface by Jerome Rothnberg. essay by R. Gordon Wasson. translation and commentary by Henry Munn

Santa Barbara, CA: Ross-Erikson, Inc., 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 238 p. w/ notes, commentaries. The oral autobiography of this Mazatec Indian shaman, with her chants from ceremonies using sacred psilocybin mushrooms.

$65.00

Icons of Power : Feline Symbolism in the Americas

By Saunders, Nicholas J. editor

London & New York: Routledge, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 298 p. w/ maos, illus, chapter endnotes and references, index. A study of how the jaguar and puma were used in art, religion, and mythology in Native American societies all over the Americas, from the Great Lakes to the Amazon & Andes.

$45.00

Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Omaha Indians : the Big Village Site

By O'Shea, John M. and John Ludwickson

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. 374 p. w/ tables, figures, illustrations, appendices, references, index. the authors combine unpublished archaeological records of Big Village (occupied 1775-1845) from the 1930s with major historical accounts of the Omaha people to uncover new understandings about their culture and history.

$45.00

The Excavation of Hawikuh by Frederick Wenn Lodge : Report of the Hendrick - Hodge Expedition 1917 - 1923

By Smith, Watson, Richard B. Woodbury, and Nathalie F. S. Woodbury, with a contribution by Ross G. Montgomery

New York, NY: Museum of the American Indian / Heye Foundation, 1966. First edition. Paperback. Good. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers, Musty smell to book. Some scuffing to covers. 336 p. w/ tables, references, appendices, and approx. 124 additional pages of figures and plates. The detailed report of this New Mexico Pueblo, first mentioned in Spanish records in 1539, and stormed by Coronado a year later finally being destroyed and abandoned during the Pueblo revolt of 1680.

$60.00

Clovis : Origins and Adaptations. People of the Americas Publications Edited Volume Series

By Bonnichsen, Robson and Karen L. Turnmire editors

Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corner of boards. 344 p. w/ some 20 scholarly essays on various aspects of Clovis archaeplogy, settlements, and technology.

$65.00

Finding the Center: the Art of the Zuni Storyteller: From Live Performances by Andrew Peynetsa and Walter Sanchez. 2nd edition.

By Pynetsa, Andrew and Walter Sanchez. Tedlock, Dennis, translator.

Universeity of Neberaska Press : 1999.. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd edition, 1st printing. Full cloth. Very good w/o dust jacket as issued. 337 p. w/2 maps, bibliography, and a few illustrations. A collection of 13 stories told by 2 master Zuni storytellers.

$20.00